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appear

ap·pear

appear

 
 
pronunciation:
pir
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part of speech: verb
inflections: appeared, appearing, appears
definition 1: to begin to be seen.
A dark shape appeared in the distance.
antonyms:
disappear
similar words:
come, come out, show up
definition 2: to seem.
The new student appears to be very smart.
synonyms:
look, seem
similar words:
sound
definition 3: to come before the public.
My favorite singer will appear on television tonight.
similar words:
perform, show up
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